Remembering Loved Ones in Our Online Memorial

Kathryn “Katie/Kate” nee Goddard Fritz

Kathryn “Katie/Kate” nee Goddard Fritz, age 90, passed away peacefullyin her home during the early morning hours of November 15, 2019. Katiewas a 47 year resident of Naperville. She is survived by her lovingdaughters, Nancy and Sue, both of Naperville. Kathryn was born onDecember 4, 1928 in Monmouth, IL and enjoyed a very happy childhood…
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Jesse W. Porter

Jesse W. Porter, 43 of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 12:40 a.m., Sunday, November 17, 2019 at his home. He was born on July 19, 1976 in Monmouth, IL, the son of Dan L. and Sondra K. (Payne) Porter.  Jesse was raised and educated in the Monmouth area and graduated from Yorkwood High School in…
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Charles D. Colley

Charles D. Colley, age 81, of Oquawka, Illinois passed away at 9:15 pm on November 16, 2019 at his residence in Oquawka, Illinois. Charles was born on February 10, 1938 in Oquawka and is the son of Gordon John and Ida Louise Nelson Colley. He was raised in Oquawka where he attended local schools. Charles…
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Raymond L. “Ray” Clifford

Mr. Raymond L. “Ray” Clifford, 84, formerly of Fayetteville, North Carolina, passed away peacefully amongst his loved ones at 3:45 a.m., Saturday, November 16, 2019 in Galesburg. Ray was born March 3, 1935 in Akron, Ohio to Mr, William L. and Marguerite (Brown) Clifford. He married the love of his life, Betty I. Magner, on…
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Robert I. Wright

Robert I. Wright, 69, of Galesburg, IL passed away at 5:10 pm, Friday, November 15, 2019 at Seminary Manor, Galesburg, IL. He was born April 15, 1950 in Monmouth, IL the son of Irvin Clay and Marion Ethel (McIntyre) Wright. He was raised and educated in Alexis, later graduating from Broadview Academy in LaFox, IL in 1968. Bob served as a…
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Dorothy K. Stewart

Mrs. Dorothy K. Stewart, 84, of Galesburg, Illinois, entered heaven on November 17, 2019 at the Rock River Hospice and Home, Sterling, Illinois. Dorothy was born on May 6, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Dorothy Reigle married Paul Stewart in Oakland, California on October 10, 1956.  Dorothy and Paul were married for 63 years. She is…
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Dr. Madhav T. Ratnakar

Dr. Madhav T. Ratnakar, 83, of Monmouth, IL passed away at 2:18 am, Sunday, November 17, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL. He was born May 23, 1936 in Indore, India the son of Trimbak and Indira (Jagirder) Ratnakar.  He was raised and educated in Indore, India where he attended school.   Madhav did his…
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Gary K. Utter

Gary K. Utter, 69, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 6:57 p.m., Sunday, November 17, 2019 at home, surrounded by his wife and children.  He was born on April 1, 1950 in Beardstown, IL, the son of H. Carl and Naomi Utter. Gary was raised and educated in Rushville, IL, graduating from Rushville High School…
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Patricia Ann Hillier

Patricia Ann Hillier, 84, of Galesburg, died at 11:24 p.m. Friday, November 15, 2019 at home. Pat was born December 30, 1934 in Galesburg, the daughter of Paul Patrick and Mary Frances (Besser) Doherty.  She married Jack Wessels, together they had four sons.  She later married Richard Hillier on December 13, 1984 in Galesburg.  He…
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Mark A. Holford

Mark A. Holford, age 64, of Gladstone, Illinois, passed away at 3:48 PMon Sunday, November 17, 2019 at his Gladstone residence. He was born onSeptember 27, 1955 in Monmouth, Illinois, the son of Donald Eugene andMildred Marie (Hull) Holford. Mark attended schools in Biggsville,Kirkwood, and graduated from Union High School. He later attendedBradley University. On…
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Patricia Elaine “Pat” Webber

Mrs. Patricia Elaine “Pat” Webber, 92, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Patricia was born January 22, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Harley and Maude (Bushong) Snell. She was lovingly raised by Lavelle and Lucille Bushong. Patricia married Theodore R. “Ted” Webber, Jr. on September 21, 1946 in Galesburg. They…
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David Stuart Cass

David Stuart Cass, 74, of Galesburg, IL died Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital, Galesburg, after a courageous battle with cancer. Dave was born September 28, 1945 in Moline, the son of Glenn Arthur and Marian Elizabeth (Clarke) Cass. He spent his youth growing up in Silvis. Dave graduated from Western Illinois University…
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